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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Tobacco Industry Detected in Shares of Alliance One International (AOI, UVV, MO, PM, RAI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Alliance One International ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 1.97. Universal is next with a a P/E ratio of 15.82. Altria Group ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 23.47.

Philip Morris follows with a a P/E ratio of 25.35, and Reynolds American rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 28.40.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Alliance One International on February 7th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $15.43. Since that call, shares of Alliance One International have fallen 23.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): AOI UVV MO PM RAI